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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
This full-flavored amber lager delivers a complex, toasted malt body and noble hop character. Honey and caramel undercurrents. Vanilla accents. Malty with light and hoppy notes. Finishes dry. Yard Sale pairs well with earthy mushroom bisque, grilled lamb or pork, and even mussels and clams.
"Yard Sale" is skier slang for when a skier falls down on a slope and loses his gear which ends up scattered down the mountain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (5270) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle best before 03/13/13. Nose is lightly grainy, definite German lager yeast, a little sweetness with the pretzel dough and probably some Munich. Pours a beautiful dark amber-brown body and a short tan head. Very crisp full body, dense (and essentially impenetrable, simple) malt, mostly dry with a spritz of citrus on the back, hops are minimal but not absent, and there’s stability despite the light edge forward in malt. Water seems extra hard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5168) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Crisp deep amber coloured body with pungent ruby highlights and a two centimetre tall tan head with a lot of movement in the body. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, nuts and a hint of earth - not too much there. Light-bodied; Sharp toasted malt notes with a little earthiness, some light sweet toffee flavours and a hint of grass and herbal notes. Aftertaste relatively light with the malt and a little sugar coming through. Overall, a pretty underwhelming beer with a good malty flavour, but not much else and not really worth trying. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Total Wine in McLean, Virginia on 07-February-2013 for US$1.99 sampled at home in Washington on 16-February-2013.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5120) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2007
Great Utah Beer Run – Summer 2007
On Tap – Light brown color with a thin head. The lager had a malty flavor with some light spices in the finish which was also very dry. Some smokey and deep dark malts used.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mar (5042) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2010
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. amber with a cream head. nose is, malts, caramel with overly sweet too. overly sweet flavor with malts and cardboard for the flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2008
12oz. Bottle: Faint malt aroma. Poured amber in color with a small, off-white head that disappeared immediately. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of malts and cola. Medium body. Thin, watery texture. Average texture. Malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2010
My thoughts on this one is that this is just another okay amber. Malty and I guess true to style, just not that tasty to me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4877) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 12/23/12, Bottled 11/16/12

Aroma: The nose has caramel malts, some doughy notes, earth, and a little paper
Appearance: Pours a dark reddish-orange color with a foamy beige head leaving medium-heavy lace
Flavor: The taste is fairly malty, with a medium sweetness, and a light earthy hop bitterness
Palate: It is light-medium, has a nice, clean feel, average carbonation, and a lightly dry finish
Overall Impression: Weirdly, I’m on my 3rd straight Reddish beer of the day (not intentional, even though it’s Christmas Weekend, it must just be a case of them all being Winter seasonals). Anyway, this is a decent beer, but nothing stands out for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4736) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours clear blonde . Smell is sweet, bit chemical malts . Taste is bitter , chemically sweet . Lager-typical, but a bit week .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (4531) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle The smell is caramel, malts, flowers, and ok. The look is golden in color and has an ok off white head. The taste is the same as the smell but with some sweetness coming through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4422) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Clean and soft copper amber pour with two fingers of sticky dirty white head. Nose is grainy and bready with toasted malt and earthy notes. A light grassy quality and touch of sweetness show as well. Dry on the finish. Bready and toasty innocuous malt profile with a light hop character showing. Somewhat vegetal character.

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